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Trees, Seeds, and Beans (Broccoli Slaw)

Trees, Seeds, and Beans (Broccoli Slaw)

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    5 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 20 m
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I came up with this broccoli slaw side dish when I was trying to clear the fridge out prior to leaving for a vacation. Grabbed what I saw, stirred up a bowl, and gave it a cheeky title based on some of the cute terms my daughter uses for food. I used lite mayo and Splenda, and I'm sure it would be great with full-fat mayo and sugar. Saved the other half-can of garbanzos for tossing with a salad. I also used half fresh, half frozen broccoli (as that's what I had on hand), and it was all tasty.

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  • Calories:
  • 289 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 19.9 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 5.6 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 339 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil; cook broccoli until bright green, about 1 minute. Transfer to a bowl of ice water; drain.
  2. Combine broccoli, garbanzo beans, carrots, raisins, and 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds in a bowl. Whisk mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper in a separate bowl. Stir dressing into broccoli mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour for flavors to blend. Garnish with about 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds.
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Jaana Smith Bauman
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Jaana Smith Bauman

5/10/2013

This was good! Loved the flavor! Changes I made this time: Used apple cider vinegar, cut down the sugar by one TBSP (personal taste), added baking soda to the water for the broccoli to really bring out the green, used craisins instead of raisins. (It's what I had on hand!) Next time I would- Not cook the broccoli! (More nutrition and more crunch raw!) Thanks for a great recipe! I'll make it again!

tonton
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tonton

6/22/2013

I really liked this and so did my family! Thank you!!!!

cookie120
4

cookie120

5/9/2013

I really enjoyed this recipe. I used fat-free mayo, reduced the sugar by about half, and added a few extra pepper flakes and it turned out great. I love the contrast of the creamy dressing with the spicy pepper flakes! I will make this again!

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